3. Applying Art-Based Self-Study Techniques within Qualitative Research Teaching (4/4) – Best Practices for Education Professionals

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tool for university instructors to draw upon in order to help students understand and
articulate tacit aspects of researcher values needed to develop strong researcher identi-
ties. Second, it illustrated how arts-based research methods can be successfully inte-
grated into undergraduate qualitative research teaching. Perhaps in future, arts-based
reective practices can not only be used in the research setting, but also as a technique
to help education professionals develop an understanding of themselves as practitio-
ners and inuences in the lives of their students. Although the chapter ndings were
promising, more work in this area is needed to fully gauge the potential of arts-based
research methods to contribute to university teaching and learning.
KEYWORDS
Contextualizing strategy
Mode of pedagogy
Research strategies and techniques
Researcher attributes
Researchers as instruments